Dec 17, 1999

Issue #517

Cover Story

Ripley--Believe It or Not

by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 1999
With The Talented Mr.Ripley, Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, and director Anthony Minghella gamble on the dark tale of a man who wants too much Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 17, 1999)

Biz

Top ranked: Pat Fili-Krushel

by Lynette Rice | Dec 17, 1999
ABC's alpha female is the No. 1 woman exec in TV. Read it

Encore

Addicted to Rock: Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora Tie the Knot

by Dan Snierson | Dec 17, 1999
Heather Locklear married her second musician, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, five years ago. Read it

Legacy

Farewell, Funny Lady

by George Hodgman | Dec 17, 1999
A classically trained singer, Madeline Kahn mastered the art of comedy on stage, TV, and film. Read it

Style

Madonna, J. Lo Dazzle VH1/Vogue Awards

by Nicholas Fonseca | Dec 17, 1999
Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, and other beauties dressed up for the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards. Read it

Book Article

Between The Lines: Nick Carter's New Book?

by Linnea Lannon | Dec 17, 1999
Backstreet Boy bio, Harry Potter's magic touch Read it

Century

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 17, 1999
Two books--one big, one small--offer engaging looks back. Read it

Book Review

Life: Our Century in Pictures

Dec 17, 1999
Two books--one big, one small--offer engaging looks back. Read it

My House of Memories: For the Record

by Alanna Nash | Dec 17, 1999
Merle Haggard with Tom Carter (Cliff Street/HarperCollins, $24) Read it

The Swing Book

by Rhonda Johnson | Dec 17, 1999
Degen Pener (Back Bay, $14.95) Read it

New York: An Illustrated History

Dec 17, 1999
Ric Burns and James Sanders, with Lisa Ades (Knopf, $60) Read it

Comfort & Joy

by William Stevenson | Dec 17, 1999
Jim Grimsley (Algonquin, $21.95) Read it

Saving Faith

by Charles Winecoff | Dec 17, 1999
David Baldacci (Warner, $26.95) Read it

Hemingway vs. Fitzgerald: The Rise and Fall of a Literary Friendship

by Megan Harlan | Dec 17, 1999
Scott Donaldson (Overlook, $29.95) Read it

Georgia O'Keeffe

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Dec 17, 1999
Barbara Buhler Lynes (Yale U. Press/National Gallery of Art, $195) Read it

Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 17, 1999
Sacha Jenkins, Elliott Wilson, Chairman Mao, Gabriel Alvarez & Brent Rollins (St. Martin's Griffin, $19.95) Read it

Cover Story

Ripley--Believe It or Not

by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 17, 1999
With The Talented Mr.Ripley, Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, and director Anthony Minghella gamble on the dark tale of a man who wants too much Read it

DVD Article

EW Recommends

EW Recommends

Dec 17, 1999

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Dec 17, 1999
Stevie Wonder, Jaz-Z, Paul McCartney and more... Read it

Movie Article

Union Soup

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 17, 1999
Tim Robbins serves up a rich stew of '30s America in Cradle Will Rock, his stirring labor of love Read it

Dixie Chick

by Andrew Essex | Dec 17, 1999
With a move from proper English Miss to Tumbleweeds' footloose Southern belle, Janet McTeer proves she can talk the talk Read it

Best in Show: Movie Shorts

by Noah Robischon | Dec 17, 1999

Short Films Get Online Boost

by Noah Robischon | Dec 17, 1999
Thanks to a few hot websites, short films are more popular than ever--and HOLLYWOOD is taking notice. Sometimes smaller is better. Read it

The Week: Deuce Bigolow, All About My Mother and More...

by Owen Gleiberman, Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 17, 1999

'Popular' Notions

by Brian M. Raftery | Dec 17, 1999
Teen Movie Precedents Read it

The Hidden

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 17, 1999
In Tim Roth's The War Zone, family ties mask a twisted secret Read it

Movie Review

Man on the Moon

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 17, 1999
All the world's a surreal stage for Jim Carrey's Andy Kaufman in the dazzling and affectionate Man on the Moon. Read it

The General's Daughter

by Gillian Flynn | Dec 17, 1999
John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe (1999, Paramount, 118 mins., R, also on DVD) Read it

Drop Dead Gorgeous

by Michael Sauter | Dec 17, 1999
Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin (1999, New Line, PG-13, 98 mins., also on DVD) Read it

The War Zone

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 10, 1999

Miss Julie

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 10, 1999

Cradle Will Rock

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 10, 1999

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 10, 1999

The Cider House Rules

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 10, 1999

Music Article

The Joy of Sets

Dec 17, 1999
Whether you spend Christmas on a "Blue Bayou" with Linda Ronstadt or on "Higher Ground" with Stevie Wonder, this shopping season it's worth thinking inside the box Read it

Christmas Wish of the Week

Dec 17, 1999
To Hear Bing and Bowie's Long-Lost Duet Read it

Music Review

Super Colossal Smash Hits of the 90's

by Alanna Nash | Dec 17, 1999
Super Colossal Smash Hits of the 90's (Mercury) Read it

Downtown: The Greatest Hits of Petula Clark

by Beth Johnson | Dec 17, 1999
Downtown: The Greatest Hits of Petula Clark (Buddha) Read it

Last Chance to Dance Trance (Perhaps) Best of 1991-1996

by Laura Morgan | Dec 17, 1999
Last Chance to Dance Trance (Perhaps) Best of 1991-1996 (Rykodisc/Gramavision) Read it

My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies Live at Carnegie Hall

by Chip Deffaa | Dec 17, 1999
My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies Live at Carnegie Hall (TVT/Hybrid) Read it

Luther Vandross: Greatest Hits

by Josef Woodard | Dec 17, 1999
Greatest Hits (Epic/Legacy) Read it

Early Days: The Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 17, 1999
Early Days: The Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One (Atlantic) Read it

John Hiatt: Greatest Hits -- The A&M Years '87-'94

by Scott Schinder | Dec 17, 1999
Greatest Hits: The A&M Years '87-'94 (A&M/UME) Read it

Anthology: The Sounds of Science

by Matt Diehl | Dec 17, 1999
Anthology: The Sounds of Science (Grand Royal/ Capitol) Read it

Soul Serenade: The Best of Willie Mitchell

by Beth Johnson | Dec 17, 1999
Soul Serenade: The Best of Willie Mitchell (Hi Records/Right Stuff) Read it

Sublime: Greatest Hits

by Laura Morgan | Dec 17, 1999
Greatest Hits (MCA/Gasoline Alley) Read it

Heavy Picks: The Robert Cray Band Collection

by Steve Futterman | Dec 17, 1999
Heavy Picks: The Robert Cray Band Collection (Mercury/UME) Read it

Clapton Chronicles

by Josef Woodard | Dec 17, 1999
Clapton Chronicles (Reprise) Read it

All My Life: The Best of Karla Bonoff

by Scott Schinder | Dec 17, 1999
All My Life: The Best of Karla Bonoff (Columbia/Legacy) Read it

News Article

Mail

Dec 17, 1999

Brion's Song

by Chris Willman | Dec 17, 1999
Jon Brion, the guy who put the polish on Fiona Apple's latest, is L.A.'s hottest producer and quirky King of Cool Read it

The Godfather Part IV

by Josh Young | Dec 17, 1999
Since his film triumphs of the '70s, Francis Ford Coppola has worn many hats: director, producer, vintner. Now he's ready for another: mogul. Read it

Show Time: Entertaindom

Dec 17, 1999
Warner Bros. unveils a new entertainment network online. Read it

Celebrity Gift Guide

by A.J. Jacobs | Dec 17, 1999
The diligent elves at EW have compiled a list of fitting gifts for Angelina Jolie, Tom Cruise and more of Hollywood's A list... Read it

Flashes: Conan O'Brien's Trademark

by Adam Winer | Dec 17, 1999

New This Week

by Mark Brooks | Dec 17, 1999
GAME//MTV MUSIC GENERATOR Read it

Reel World: Bridget Jones Casting Call?

by David Hochman | Dec 17, 1999
This week in Hollywood Read it

Gimme Shelter: Tori Spelling

by Tricia Johnson | Dec 17, 1999

Advice for That '70s Show and Popular

by Ken Tucker | Dec 17, 1999
Ken Tucker wishes That '70s Show and Popular would skip the teen-sex-as-Holy Grail plotlines and focus on the foibles of adolescence Read it

Winner of the Week: Jonathan Katz

Dec 17, 1999
Loser of the Week Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites

Dec 17, 1999
The funniest TV quotes for the week of Dec. 17 Read it

TV Article

On The Air: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

by Lynette Rice, Dan Snierson | Dec 17, 1999
The latest news from the TV beat Read it

Time Capsule

Video Article

Deflower Power: American Pie

Dec 17, 1999
American Pie continues the tradition of poking fun at the pursuit of sex, but it doesn't carry the real-world wallop of teen romps from the '80s, which chart the dangers of leaving virgin territory. Read it

Video Review

The Red Violin

by Caren Weiner Campbell | Dec 17, 1999
Samuel L. Jackson, Greta Scacchi (1999, Universal, 131 mins., R, also on DVD) Read it

Dick

by Troy Patterson | Dec 17, 1999
Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams (1999, Columbia TriStar, PG-13, 94 mins., also on DVD) Read it

Teaching Mrs. Tingle

Dec 17, 1999
Katie Holmes, Helen Mirren (1999, Dimension, 96 mins., PG-13, also on DVD) Read it

Wakko's Wish

by Michael Stewart | Dec 17, 1999
Voices by Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille (1999, Warner, 80 mins., unrated) Read it

Pimps Up, Ho's Down: The Director's Cut

by Marc Bernardin | Dec 17, 1999
(1999, Delta/MTI, 92 mins., unrated) Read it

Run Lola Run

by Daniel Fierman | Dec 21, 1999

Buena Vista Social Club

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 21, 1999
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